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It’s time to put mental health before medals

22nd September 2021

Is the sporting world finally ready to commit to confronting the mental health crisis?  When Simone Biles withdrew from the Olympic women’s team event last month, the world’s greatest gymnast exposed that the heaviest burden of the Olympics is often the expectation to perform in them. Unlike most other athletes, Biles is held to the ...


GUSA Freshers’ Week

14th September 2021

Here’s your guide on how to get involved in the 50+ sporting clubs that the University of Glasgow has to offer Freshers’ Week is all about getting involved and looking for different ways to break yourself into university life. Finding your feet in a big pond is not always the most straightforward, but when you ...


University team hope for Scottish Cup success

12th December 2020

Phil Storrier, Glasgow University Men’s Football First Team coach, and Robbie Smith, the team’s captain, spoke to The Glasgow Guardian about their upcoming Scottish Cup game against Linlithgow Rose. The University’s Men’s Football first team have had a difficult time in the Scottish Cup in recent years, difficult draws are something the club have become ...


Double gold on the track for University of Glasgow cyclist

6th December 2020

Neah Evans amongst the gold medallists as Team GB have strong European Championships. University of Glasgow student Neah Evans recently took two golds, including one in the individual pursuit, at the 2020 Union Européenne de Cyclisme (UEC) European Track Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Taking place between 11 and 15 November, the championships are the first ...


This week’s Intramural League roundup

5th December 2020

GUSA publicity convenor Anna Woodcock gives The Glasgow Guardian a roundup of an eventful week in the Intramural League. The much anticipated Intramural League, continued in its quest to save first-semester University sport at Glasgow, with drama seen on the volleyball and tennis courts in the starting stages of the tournament. This week introduced the ...


What sport means to me

12th October 2020

Adam Paton gives us his take on University sport, and how it may be an ideal coping mechanism for these trying times. Last academic year, almost 40,000 students in Scotland were members of at least one sports club at university or college. Whether competitive or recreational, as an individual or as part of a team, ...


UofG Sport offer £50 top-up for membership extensions

6th October 2020

The top-up will extend current annual memberships until September 2021. UofG Sport have recently announced that they have started providing £50 top-ups for people who had bought annual memberships before lockdown. This allows them to cover the entire academic year, meaning students do not have to renew their memberships for another 12 months. Currently, year-long ...


A deep dive into my love of swimming

17th September 2020

Lisa Paul opens up about her passion for swimming and how she has coped without being in the pool. For as long as I can remember swimming has been a part of my life. Unlike a lot of the other girls at my school who dreaded the compulsory biweekly swimming lesson, I recall feeling sick ...